Snorkeling in Nerja and Torrox

banc de poisson en snorkeling

Snorkeling in the most beautiful spots on the Costa del Sol

Below you will find all the information you need to book the snorkeling activity in Torrox and Nerja:

  • Where does the snorkeling take place?
  • Who can go snorkelling?
  • What is the price of the activity?
  • A few words about Sara and Marcin, the centre’s managers
  • How does the activity work?
  • Book the snorkeling activity
  • Other ideas for activities on the coast between Malaga and Nerja

Where does the snorkeling take place?

This snorkelling activity in Torrox and Nerja is done with a guide. It will take you to the marine sites along the coast. You will be able to observe the different varieties of fish or coral formations. The snorkeling sites are between Torrox, Nerja, Maro and up to La Herradura (see below).

Who can go snorkeling?

This activity can be done with the whole family, with children as young as 7 years old. You need to be able to swim and have the desire to discover the marine coast of the Costa del Sol in beautiful places.


What is the price of the activity?

The price is 30€ per person for about 1 hour.

A few words about Sara and Marcin, the managers of the centre

Sara et Marcin

Sara and Marcin both run the diving centre in Torrox, and also offer the possibility to do this snorkeling activity.

How does the activity work?

We’ll meet you in the diving centre or at the foot of your hotel, then take you by van to the snorkelling site you’ll be visiting that day.

Before entering the water, from the beach, the instructor explains how to use the equipment: mask, snorkel, fins.

The instructor may also explain how to breathe easily or how to snorkel. The guide stays by your side during the hour of snorkeling.

You will also learn how to distinguish and see the animals that are camouflaged on the seabed.


After the snorkeling tour, the guide offers a snack with a drink on the beach.

This activity is an opportunity to take home some very nice memories of your stay.

Book the snorkeling activity in Torrox and Nerja

To book snorkel activity in Nerja or Torrox, simply send a message below with your desired booking date.

You will be contacted by the instructor to propose the time and place of the meeting (he can pick you up at your place of stay for free, within a 10km radius).

The day and time slots may depend on the weather and on the reservations already made.

For diving enthusiasts, an unusual site near Nerja and Torrox

Diving on the wreck of the El Delfin boat in Torrox

When the sea allows it, it is possible to dive on the site of a shipwreck, El Delfin, in Torrox.

el barco del arroz : plongée sur épave de bateau en Andalousie, à Torrox
El barco de arroz, el Delfin

This wreck has become a refuge for marine life. It is an extraordinary experience (see here the incredible story of this boat).

Here is a link to book a: scuba diving activity in Nerja and Torrox.

Other ideas for activities on the coast between Malaga and Nerja

Canyoning dans le Rio Verde en Andalousie
Canyoning in the Rio Verde in Andalusia

In the surrounding area, it is possible to find other very nice activities:

  • horse riding, on the beach or in the mountains
  • guided tours (villages of Axarquia, Cordoba, Alhambra,…)
  • via ferrata (Caminito del Rey,…)
  • hiking (El Saltillo with the hanging bridge,…)
  • canyoning (in the rio Verde,…)
  • astrotourism
  • snorkeling
  • visit of caves

Use the following link to access all the activities to do. during your holidays. This link provides you with all the details of each activity.

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